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Abandoned Vehicle Form

When reporting a vehicle to the council, please include the following details:

  • vehicle's location (road name / outside of number... / adjacent to etc)
  • vehicle registration number. If registration not visible please give as many identifiable features as possible
  • make and model of the vehicle
  • colour of the vehicle
  • how long the vehicle has been there (it must not have moved and returned)
  • any other relevant information eg. have you advised the police etc.

Once we receive your report, we will investigate the vehicle and try and trace the owner. Please note your report may not always lead to the vehicle being removed.

  1. Vehicle details
    1. Please note, we can only act on vehicles that are not currently taxed, unless they are in a dangerous condition i.e. burnt out. Please first check on the DVLA website (this link opens in a new window).

      If you consider the vehicle to be parked in a dangerous position, this will be the responsibility of the Police

    2. Unfortunately, based on your answer, we will be unable to help you on this matter. We are unable to act on taxed cars unless they are in a dangerous condition
  2. Your Contact Details
    1. Please provide contact details which we may find useful if we need further details
  3. Data Protection Clause
    1. For the purposes of current data protection laws the information you supply the Council as part of your application will be used for the purposes of dealing with your request and retained as per our published corporate data protection privacy policy which can be found on the East Herts District Council Data Protection page (this link opens in a new window).

      From time to time this information may be shared with other Council departments and / or outside partners to process your request as effectively as possible. Please confirm you have read the above privacy notice
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